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The Big Wheel (1949) Poster

(1949)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Edward Ludwig

Writing Credits  

Robert Smith ... (original screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Mickey Rooney ... Billy Coy
Thomas Mitchell ... Red Stanley
Michael O'Shea ... Vic Sullivan
Mary Hatcher ... Lou Riley
Spring Byington ... Mary Coy
Steve Brodie ... Happy Lee
Lina Romay ... Dolores Raymond
Hattie McDaniel ... Minnie (as Hattie McDaniels)
Allen Jenkins ... George
Monte Blue ... Deacon Jones
Richard Lane ... Reno Riley (as Dick Lane)
Eddie Kane Eddie Kane ... Head Waiter
Charles Irwin ... Drunk
Kippee Valez Kippee Valez ... Carla
Denver Pyle ... Doctor
George Fisher George Fisher ... Announcer
Jackson King Jackson King ... Announcer (as Jack Colin)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mike Donovan Mike Donovan ... Indy 500 Spectator (uncredited)
Franklyn Farnum ... Racing Fan in Stands (uncredited)
Joe Gray ... Race Car Driver (uncredited)
Kenner G. Kemp ... Ambulance Intern (uncredited)
Donald Kerr Donald Kerr ... Indy 500 Spectator (uncredited)
George Lynch George Lynch ... Driver (uncredited)
Harold Miller ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Jack Perry ... Racing Fan in Stands (uncredited)
Jeffrey Sayre ... Mechanic (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan Brick Sullivan ... Policeman (uncredited)

Produced by 

Mort Briskin ... producer
Joseph H. Nadel ... associate producer
Harry M. Popkin ... executive producer
Samuel H. Stiefel ... producer

Music by 

Gerard Carbonara
Nat W. Finston
John Leipold

Cinematography by 

Ernest Laszlo ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Walter Thompson

Production Design by 

Rudi Feld

Set Decoration by 

Edward R. Robinson ... (as Ray Robinson)

Costume Design by 

Maria P. Donovan ... (as Maria Donovan)

Makeup Department 

Mel Berns ... makeup artist

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Maurie M. Suess ... assistant director (as Maurie Suess)

Sound Department 

Mac Dalgleish ... sound recordist
Ben Winkler ... sound recordist

Camera and Electrical Department 

George T. Clemens ... camera operator (uncredited)
Tex Hayes ... grip (uncredited)
James Potevin ... gaffer (uncredited)
Frank Tanner ... still photographer (uncredited)

Music Department 

Nat W. Finston ... musical director
Paul Marquardt ... orchestrator
Joseph Nussbaum ... orchestrator

Script and Continuity Department 

Arnold Laven ... script supervisor (uncredited)

Other crew 

Jack Dempsey ... presenter
Harry M. Popkin ... presenter
Samuel H. Stiefel ... presenter
Maria P. Donovan ... dance director (uncredited)
Wilbur Shaw ... technical advisor (uncredited)
Don Sutton ... technical advisor (uncredited)

Thanks 

Wilbur Shaw ... special thanks
Crew verified as complete

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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